Transnational education for integrated flood risk management - the master course IFRM: [Transnationale bildung für integriertes hochwasserrisikomanagement - Der masterkurs "integrated flood risk management"]
2013 (English)In: Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, ISSN 1439-1783, Vol. 57, no 3, 100-109 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
Flood Risk Management (FRM) is a topic of growing importance. This is signiicantly illustrated by the European Directive on Flood Risk Management, which entered into force in 2007. FRM in general but also the Directive require integrated and interdisciplinary approaches and skills. Against this background the International Master Course "Integrated lood risk management" was developed and implemented under the EU project "Strategic Alliance for Water Management Actions" (SAWA). Six universities and 12 non-academic partners from ive European countries participated in the course. The paper describes the background and requirements of such an education ofer as well as its content and its pedagogical and organizational format. Furthermore, the implementation of the course and evaluation results are presented.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. Vol. 57, no 3, 100-109 p.
European Union; flood control; higher education; interdisciplinary approach; learning; risk assessment; traditional knowledge; university sector; water management, Europe
Environmental Sciences Climate Research
Research subject Environmental Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-43941DOI: 10.5675/HyWa-2013,3-3ISI: 000320097100003ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84878813672OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-43941DiVA: diva2:945091